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Judgment of the Supreme Court in the matter of Tapas Guha & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 06/05/2024.

The Ministry of Civil Aviation of the Union Government decided to build a commercial Airport at Silchar in Assam since the existing defence airport is not suitable for domestic civilian operations. Three tea estates, namely, (i) Doloo; (ii) Khoreel; and (iii) Silcoorie were identified by the Government of Assam for the sites of the airport.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Abhinay Kumar Rai Vs Bliss Delight & Others dated 23/04/2024. Applicant has made a complaint that a Group Housing Project (Ansalapi-Bliss Delight, BLock-1,2,3 & 4, GH-2) Sushant Golf City, Lucknow is operating without obtaining Consent To Establish (CTE) and without obtaining any Environmental Clearance (EC).

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Yodh BDR Thapa Vs Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited & Others dated 18/04/2024.

The execution application was filed by the applicant seeking compliance of the order of the NGT, April 17, 2023 to prohibit Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) from proceeding with construction of fuel depot at Plot No.2242 in Majitha, Pakyong District, Sikkim.

Judgment of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nirmal Kumar Tripathi Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 09/04/2024.

The NGT said that the geo-physical setting of the city of Deoria results in serious water logging problems during monsoon. Thus, the project scheme of storm water drainage planned in Deoria for the control of waterlogging problems should be undertaken. "However, slabs on the top should only be on those location/places where requirement/necessity of right of the way arises," the order said.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajendra Tyagi Vs Union of India & Others dated 02/04/2024.

The applicant has raised a grievance that unauthorized and illegal construction of houses, shops and other commercial establishments on a large scale are in progress in Greater Noida and Noida in violation of environmental norms. Since many of these illegal construction is being done with top soil, the act is causing large scale illegal mining of top soil in and around the villages, resulting in deep, catastrophic pits which is giving rise to a vicious cycle.

In the face of the global imperative to limit the rise in temperatures to 1.5 °C (above pre-industrial level), as outlined in the Paris Agreement, nations have been striving to transition towards a net-zero economy.

Judgment of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In re: News item published in Newspaper ‘The Hindu’ dated 04.02.2023 titled “19 families shifted after houses in J & K village develop cracks”.

Action taken report by Uttarakhand Pollution Control Board in compliance of orders dated July 26, 2023 and November 9, 2023 in the matter of: In re: News item published in The Tribune dated January 16, 2023 titled "Joshimath disaster a warning for Mussoorie".

The Global Status Report for Buildings and Construction (Buildings-GSR), a report published by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GlobalABC), provides an annual snapshot of the progress of the buildings and construction sector on a global scale.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Dr. Subhash C Pandey Vs Bhopal Municipal Corporation & Others dated 20/02/2024.